Injecting botox into the arm muscles of stroke survivors, with severe spasticity, changes electrical activity in the brain and may assist with longer-term recovery, according to new research.
A national mentoring scheme for young Australian researchers developed by Assoc Prof Kay Double will now be expanded thanks to financial support from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
NeuRA researchers have secured funding for motor neurone disease research from the MND Australia in a record-breaking funding announcement made recently.
A simple word-training program has been found to restore key words in people with a type of dementia that attacks language and our memory for words.
Researchers have described a new effect of stroke whereby damage to the sensory system in the affected limb means the brain develops an inaccurate map of the hand.
NeuRA PhD student Kristy Tan has been selected as a student ambassador to China as part of an international program to foster collaboration between the two countries.
Dr Muireann Irish has been awarded an Australian Research Council fellowship to explore thinking processes and parts of the brain that allow us to engage in the mental simulation of past and future ev
Neuroscience Research Australia’s emerging researchers performed well in the latest round of NHMRC funding as announced by the Minister for Health, Tanya Plibersek, at the University of Sydney last Fr
Prof George Paxinos AO has received the 2012 Spiro Stamoulis Award for Lifetime Achievement, the highest honour within the Greek-Australian community.
The system of the brain responsible for mediating the effects of cannabis, the endocannabinoid system, is most vulnerable to the drug during adolescence, according to new research.
The regional NBN Experience Centre in Armidale has been officially launched following a visit to the city on Monday by Senator Stephen Conroy, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Ec
Ms Judy Radecki is a busy lady.
World Alzheimer’s Day falls on the 21st of September and organizations around the world are concentrating their efforts to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
NeuRA researchers have created an iPad app to better assess fear of falling in older adults.
NeuRA researchers are testing the use of mild electrical stimulation to treat symptoms of schizophrenia.
New Australian research shows that the brains of people with schizophrenia may be under attack by the immune system, providing the strongest evidence to date of a link between immune function and schi
New NeuRA research shows that the brains of people with schizophrenia may attempt to repair damage caused by the disease, in another example of the adult brain’s capacity to change and grow.
Senior researcher at Neuroscience Research Australia Prof George Paxinos AO has been nominated for an Award for Research Excellence, one of